Dun Dornaigil is an Iron Age broch in Sutherland. The broch has an external diameter of about 14.5 metres. The walls generally survive from 2 to 3 metres around the circumference of the broch, but above the doorway they rise to nearly 7 metres. The entrance is on the northeast side but is filled with debris. There is a massive triangular lintel over the entrance which measures 1.4 metres along the base, and 0.9 metres in height. The interior of the broch is still filled with collapsed rubble from the upper levels and is therefore not accessible.



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Highland, United Kingdom
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Founded: 300-0 BC
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in United Kingdom


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Kieran Burns (7 months ago)
The North section is really rough in places and some cars may struggle (gawd help you in a Campervan) but once you get to the Broch it just becomes a magical road to journey along. Worth a stop for some photos at the Broch to either gird your loins if you're Northbound, or unwind if you're heading south. Best advice I can give is: drive carefully and note each passing place - some are so overgrown they're hard to spot.
dee kennedy (11 months ago)
Great little place very peaceful info board tells all
Graham Wood (11 months ago)
Very interesting monument and amazing views. Slightly awkward drive to get to it.
Graham Wood (11 months ago)
Very interesting monument and amazing views. Slightly awkward drive to get to it.
M H (11 months ago)
So peaceful and relaxing here. Rough road in places to get here but worth it. Not many passing places so go slow as can't always see what is around the corner.
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